Zamfara State Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle has congratulated the new Executive Members of the Correspondents Chapel of the state’s Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).
Matawalle, in a statement by his spokesman Yusuf Idris Gusau, wished the Chairman, Mr. Sani Haruna Dutsin-Ma and the Secretary Mr. Ibrahim Ahmad Gada a successful leadership and guidance from Allah to pilot the affairs of the chapel.
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He pledged to continue to provide an enabling working environment for positive media practice.
He also charged them to support his administration in its fight against banditry and other criminalities for the return of peace in the state.
Matawalle further noted that having known the qualities of Sani Haruna Dutsin-Ma, he holds the belief that ethics of journalism profession will be the guiding principles of all the Correspondents in their reportage.
Governor Matawalle also charged the new leadership of the chapel to intensify efforts in the fight against fake news and arm chair journalism who only beam their focus on disunity and hatred in the country.
He observed that fair and accurate report is the only thing that can sustain democracy and bring meaningful development in any state or nation and that journalists are responsible for that.